Tim Parker is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on May 12, 2014
While your business is in startup mode, your management “team” may consist of only one person: you. But as the company gains momentum, you’ll likely reach a point where you’ll have to relinquish control and trust someone else to oversee day-to-day oper…Read » Views: 946
on April 28, 2014
The Heartbleed Internet security bug has a scary name, but how does it affect you as a small business owner?
Here’s what you should know about Heartbleed — and what you can do to protect yourself and your business.
1. What is Heartbleed?
Engineers…Read » Views: 627
on March 20, 2014
If you haven’t received a notification already, you will: Facebook announced in a recent blog post that big changes are afoot for the layout of business pages. The move has implications for small-business owners who use Facebook as part of their social media…Read » Views: 766
on January 27, 2014
The recent Target data breach gave U.S. businesses of all sizes reason to think seriously about how well they’re protecting customer information. Any mishandling or theft of client records could damage a company’s reputation — or put it out of business a…Read » Views: 807
on January 20, 2014
In order to display your company’s website, you’ll need to rent digital space from a web-hosting service.
You could buy your own equipment instead, but that’s usually not a cost-effective option for small businesses: Maintaining an in-house server requi…Read » Views: 829
on January 17, 2014
Your business’s Facebook fan page can do a lot more than you may realize. By adding a variety of free and paid apps, you can make your page more interactive and engaging.
Installing an app is easy. Here’s how: Go to your Facebook fan page. Click the arrow…Read » Views: 2,099
on January 3, 2014
Winter came early this year. Before the season officially began Dec. 21, many cities across the U.S. had already experienced frigid temperatures, crippling ice storms, and heavy snowfall. The cold weather inevitably means higher heating bills for small busines…Read » Views: 502
on December 20, 2013
Everybody loves the first snowfall of the year, but winter also brings some challenges for many people. Some of those annoyances, from accidents to illness, can cost your small business money. Here are six winter-related risks and tips for mitigating them.
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